SAJIDA Foundation (SF): is a Bangladeshi national NGO that works with underprivileged and low-income groups. The mission of SF is to improve the quality of life in the communities through sustainable, holistic and effective interventions. SF’s activities include providing micro-credit, health services, micro-insurance, mobile medical services in extremely remote areas, working with pavement dwellers etc.

Dhaka DocLab – Dhaka DocLab is the pioneer platform for pitching and mentoring of documentary filmmakers. Dhaka DocLab organizes an annual event of pitching for  Asian documentary filmmakers.

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Samhati – Samhati is an organization of and for Bangladeshi women founded in 1984 by Bangladeshi women living in the Washington D.C. area. Samhati’s mission is to initiate, implement, and support small projects that improve the social and economic conditions of poor and otherwise disadvantaged women and children in Bangladesh.

The University Press Limited – UPL’s Adopt A Library Program – The Adopt-a-Library program’s aim is to enhance the quality of libraries across the country of Bangladesh by providing them with books they otherwise could not afford.



DREAM Project: The Diabetes Research, Education, and Action for Minorities (DREAM) is a five-year community based participatory research study NYU School of Medicine’s Center for the Study of Asian American Health. The goal of the project is to develop, implement, and test a Community Health Worker Program designed to improve diabetes control and diabetes-related health complications in the Bangladeshi community in New York City.

M.A.R.H.A.B.A. Muslim Americans Reaching for Health and Building Alliances Study 

MARHABA is a two-year research study designed to understand beliefs and practices regarding breast and cervical cancer screening among Muslim women in New York City.  Study findings from M.A.R.H.A.B.A will be used to develop programs and policies to improve the health of Muslim wome